Web Design 101: Make Your Users Anxious But Not Too Anxious

“Interstitial Anxiety” may sound like a term that belongs more in your Freshman Psych textbook than a blog post about web design. But, if you’re building your website, it’s something you’re probably already familiar with, even if you’ve never been able to put your finger...

Boomers and Multi-Family – What Do They Want?

  It’s sort of an unexpected turn in the multi-family housing market - Boomers in search of a new lifestyle are selling their homes and seeking out multi-family housing. Though once associated mainly with twenty- and thirty-somethings, the appeal of flexible options, lower living costs and...

What You Really Need to Know About Facebook’s Algorithm

Even if you’ve never heard of a Facebook algorithm before, if you’ve used the platform in the last few years, you’ve been affected by it. The easiest way to describe what the algorithms actually do is by breaking down a scenario we’ve all seen before...

Can We Stop Holding Our Breath About Housing?

For almost a decade now, any conversation surrounding the Housing Market has always held an edge of trepidation, even skepticism. And, while the last few years have seen positive activity within the industry, many professionals have a sort of ‘once burned, twice shy’ outlook on...

How to Make Your Website Feel ‘Bespoke’

Here at Idea, we’re constantly on the lookout for what’s new and fresh in web design, which means we spend a lot of time looking at the design of new websites. But, in our most recent research, we’ve found that we’re coming across more and...

Is Escapism The Hot New Home Trend?

In years past, we've seen a trend towards new homes catering to people who want to go, see, and do as much as they can - whether that's through technology that allows them to be plugged in every second of the day, a location that...

Fall 2016 – What Should We Expect from Real Estate?

Traditionally, Fall is the time of year when activity in the housing market slows down, after a booming spring and  summer. But, as 2016 has been a year of bucking trends in the real estate industry, what should we expect as fall approaches?   Strong Seller’s Market 2016...

3 Reasons Why 2016 is the Year to Sell!

If you’ve been considering a relocation, upsizing or downsizing your home, experts agree that now is the time to sell. But, what is it that’s making this year such a strong seller’s market? Here are just a few of the factors at work.   The Market Remains...

Rebuilding Your Website? 3 Things to Keep in Mind…

Whether you’re rebuilding your website in-house, or using an agency to get the job done (by the way, we know some people who can help you out, if you’re looking!) – chances are, you’re faced with a lot of options and decisions that can get...

Facebook Ads – What Works Best for Real Estate?

Every month, 1.65 billion users log into their Facebook accounts to scroll through their newsfeeds. These users have shared their lives with the platform, from the places they like to eat to where they work and their favorite sports teams. And, if you’re doing business...